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post #11 of (permalink) Old 02-25-2013, 03:32 PM
micheljq
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There is also evidence, scientific evidence that healthy plants produce substances that inhibit the growth of other plants and algae. Although the research on this matter is far from being complete.

Aquatic plants are known to to do this, not just the emersed ones.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allelopathy

Maybe I begin to be off-topic.

Michel.

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